The Chase

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The Chase
Stable game
Developer Lachlan Kingsford and Wade Dyer
Theme Horror
Influences Super Mario Bros
Released 14 March 2015 (1.0)
Updated 15 March 2015 (1.1)
Licensing MIT License
P. Language Python 3.4 + Pygame
Platforms Windows (and untested Linux)
Interface Graphical tiles
Game Length Short
Official site of The Chase

The Chase is a Roguelike game made in 7 days as part of the 2015 seven day roguelike challenge.

The Chase as an experiment to see what would happen, if you applied mario-style autoscrolling to a turn based roguelike game.

Lachlan Kingsford is a software engineer, lawyer and musician from Melbourne, Australia. He has occasional flirtations with game design, which can be found on, and less occasional flirtations with music that can be followed on

Wade Dyer is a graphic design artist and RPG designer. He is the mastermind behind the soon-to-be-released sci-fi pen and paper RPG "Fragged Empire" - available from

Version 1.1 is the first post-7DRL update. In response to player comments, it has been made a bit shorter, and hopefully potentially winable.